On January 28th, 2020, President Trump released his long-heralded “Peace to Prosperity” Plan for Middle East Peace.
While we celebrate all good faith efforts to bring peace, justice, and prosperity to both Israelis and Palestinians, we believe this Plan will do the opposite. It will entrench occupation and injustice—making the security, dignity,... Read More
This month we are sharing examples of how you, the Pro/Pro/Pro network, are writing a New Stories for a New Day. A new day in which we stand together for justice, freedom and dignity for all, at home and around the world, including for all Palestinians and Israelis.
This week, we are sharing the stories of Jen Bellini,... Read More
This month, we are sharing examples of how you, the Pro/Pro/Pro network, are writing a New Story for a New Day. A new day in which we stand together for justice, freedom and dignity for all, at home and around the world, including for all Palestinians and Israelis.
This week, we are sharing the stories of visual and musical artists Kellie Haddock,... Read More
They’ve been fighting for thousands of years.
There’s nothing I can do.
Us VS Them
Where there’s a will,... Read More
For those of you who have been on a Telos trip, two of the most enriching parts of the experience are gathering as a community over a meal (often with the ‘other’), and debriefing and processing over conversations back on the bus. Our new program, the Telos Table, brings these elements back home to mobilize post-trip engagement and strengthen the network of active peacemakers in the pro/pro/pro movement.... Read More
By Todd Deatherage
When our kids were little, one of our favorite books was Alexander and The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day about a little boy who wakes up with gum in his hair and, as a day of disheartening events unfolds, decides he wants to move to Australia.... Read More
By Todd Deatherage
The Telos team has just returned from an experiential learning retreat in Northern Ireland. Five days in Belfast is not nearly enough to fully understand what the locals call “The Troubles,” that long period of sectarian violence that largely ended with the Good Friday Agreement in 1998.... Read More
Stu G, well-known Christian artist, Telos alumn, and dear friend, just released another piece in a major series of work inspired in part by his experiences with Telos. The film, A View from the Hill, is part of The Beatitudes Project, which explores the announcements and invitations that Jesus makes during the Sermon on the Mount through the film,... Read More
Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party won Israel’s elections on Tuesday, likely cementing his role as Israel’s longest-serving and most prominent leader.
While Likud’s victory was narrow, Israel’s right-wing parties together demonstrated significant support for their pro-occupation, anti-pluralist, pro-settlement policies.
What do these elections mean for the future of Israelis and Palestinians?... Read More
Taken from remarks given at the Blue Conference, Fairfax Community Church, March 29, 2019.
In the summer of 2015, a group of 250 heavily armed residents of Phoenix planned a provocative protest outside a local mosque.... Read More